The conspiracy by the Obama Administration to grant amnesty to millions of illegalaliens by whatever means, constitutional or otherwise, in the United States began withindays of Barack Obama’s
rst inauguration. The following timeline outlines the extentof this conspiracy to get to amnesty through public lobbying and behind-closed-doorsdecisions to stop, disrupt and otherwise dismantle all enforcement of laws against illegalimmigration.
January 29: Napolitano Delays E-Verify Requirements forFederal Contractors
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitanodelays the implementation of a rule requiring federal contractors withcontracts over $100,000 to use the E-Verify program from February 20 toMay 21. The rule was promulgated to comply with executive order 13465 byPresident George W. Bush, which directed federal agencies to require thosethey contract with to verify the work authorization of their employees. Theoriginal deadline for the rule’s implementation was January 15, 2009, but itwas delayed due to a lawsuit
led by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
February 18: President Expresses Support for Amnesty
While appearing on a Spanish language radio show, the President reasserts hissupport for granting widespread amnesty to illegal aliens. He also acknowledges that“politically, it’s going to be tough” and says “some wonderful people on my WhiteHouse staff” are already working on this issue.
April 30: DHS Stops Effective Worksite Raids, Switches to Audits
ICE issues new enforcement guidelines for all of its agents in the
eld. The newguidelines came as no surprise, given that Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitanoannounced after the successful enforcement action in Bellingham, Washington, that her Department would reexamine ICE’s procedures more closely. While the guidelines focuson the need to criminally prosecute employers who hire illegal aliens, they do not offer anything new with respect to enforcement against employees.
November 13: Napolitano Lays Out Three-Step Immigration Plan, Step 1: Amnesty
DHS Secretary Napolitano describes the Obama Administration’s vision of immigration reform as a “three-legged stool” in a speech at the pro-amnesty think tank Center for American Progress. The so-called “stool” consists of : (1) a mass amnesty for the approximately 12 million illegal aliens currently living in the U.S.; (2) “improvedlegal
ows for families and workers,” which means a dramatic increase in immigration;and (3) empty promises of “serious and effective enforcement.”
Timeline to Backdoor Amnesty, 2009-2013
U.S. Secretary of Homeland SecurityJanet Napolitano
Backdoor Amnesty Timeline